The United States ambassador to Congo says 20 days without internet in the country are "20 days too many" and that access cut off just after the disputed presidential election "needs to be restored now."
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a third straight term with an overwhelming majority in last month's election, sought the people's support at a victory rally Saturday amid international calls for an investigation into alleged irregularities during the polls.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedJan 19th - 3:32am
The Ethiopian National Defense Force on Saturday confirmed an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and said Ethiopian forces are preparing a "massive offensive" in response.
The Catholic archbishop of the Polish city of Gdansk urged an end to political and social divisions in Poland Saturday, as thousands across the country attended the funeral Mass for Pawel Adamowicz, the northern city's slain mayor.
A U.S. withdrawal from Syria that has not been thought through would lead to "chaos" and "an Iraq on steroids," Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Saturday, urging President Donald Trump not to get out without a plan.
Thousands of yellow vest protesters rallied in several French cities for a tenth consecutive weekend on Saturday, despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger.
Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press | PostedJan 19th - 12:09am
An Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being released early from a 15-year prison sentence after the country's president relented on a condition that he renounce radical beliefs, lawyers confirmed Saturday.
The first tangible signs of movement may be emerging in the impasse that's shut down the government for weeks: President Donald Trump is promising a "major announcement" about the closure and the U.S.-Mexico border and Democrats are pledging more money for border security. It's unclear whether the developments might represent serious steps toward resolving the partisan fight or instead may simply be political posturing as the partial shutdown reaches a record 29th day.
Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota.